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Start> Settings> Devices> Mouse and Touchpad > Click on additional mouse options near the bottom. Mouse Properties should come up- Click the top tab that says Device Settings > then find the Settings button. It should bring up a window with the option to select and deselect various scrolling options for your mouse touchpad. Hope this helps!
There are two versions of this in the store, Dell Touchpad settings and Dell Touchpad Assistant. Both do the same thing. However, if you still use the Control Panel, then you should get the Assistant as it links the app with the Control Panel icon; the other one does not. I gave this app 3 stars for a couple of reasons.
You can change touchpad settings to turn the touchpad on and off, reverse scrolling direction, turn gestures on and off, and more. Attach your Surface to its keyboard or Type Cover. Go to Start > Settings > Devices > Touchpad. Adjust your settings under Touchpad.
Change settings on laptop "mouse pad" or touch pad. On my laptop, I need to disable the "click" function on the touch pad, so I can drag with my heavy fingers without activating any of the desktop shortcuts.
The touchpad works perfectly after that, until the next update. My challenge is that I am not aware which old Synpatics driver will provide corect touchpad settings. I have uninstalled touchpad drivers many times, but don't know which one to install again.